Paolo Nu­tini is most streamed SAY nom­i­nee

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PAIS­LEY-BORN star Paolo Nu­tini is the most­played artist ever to be nom­i­nated for the Scot­tish Al­bum of the Year Award.

The singer-song­writer, who was Short­listed for The SAY Award in 2015 for Caus­tic Love, takes the top spot on the chart off the back of an ar­ray of global hits over the past 12 years, in­clud­ing Last Re­quest, Candy and Jen­nie Don’t Be Hasty.

The top spot has been re­leased on to­day’s in­au­gu­ral Na­tional Al­bum Day.

The Scot­tish Mu­sic In­dus­try As­so­ci­a­tion (SMIA) has teamed up with mu­sic li­cens­ing com­pany PPL to pro­duce a Top 10 chart of the most-played artists who have been Short­listed for the pres­ti­gious Scot­tish Al­bum of the Year (SAY) Award, based on 21st cen­tury UK ra­dio and tele­vi­sion air­play.

Other acts fea­tured in the Top 10 in­clude Kil­marnock out­fit Biffy Clyro (num­ber two), Glas­gow’s Franz Fer­di­nand, Belle & Se­bas­tian, Mog­wai, Chvrches, Twin At­lantic and Django Django. Ed­wyn Collins and Boards of Canada also made the top 10 while dou­ble award win­ners Young Fa­thers missed out.

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